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Defending Champions Return to Mark 50th Anniversary of Chevron Houston Marathon

Defending Champions Return to Mark 50th Anniversary of Chevron Houston Marathon HOUSTON (Jan. 6, 2022) - With 194,039 finishers having run 5,083,822 miles since the first Chevron Houston Marathon, the race will mark its 50th anniversary on January 16. “When 113 runners lined up in 1972 to run loops in Memorial Park, no one would

2022 Chevron Houston Marathon Pace Team

3:00 Pace Team Leader Starla Garcia Starla Garcia is a Registered Dietitian, owner of The Healthy Shine, LLC, 2020 Olympic Trials Qualifier, former University of Houston cross country and tracks and field athlete, and body and cultural diversity advocate. Starla will line up at the 50th Chevron Houston Marathon as a 3-time finisher.    

Managing and Adjusting Expectations

Managing and Adjusting Expectations I started running in 2013, after some friends asked me to sign up for a 5k color run. I loved the community and being able to run with my friends, and I worked my way up to a handful of half marathons before I decided to commit to my first full

7 Ways to Uplevel Your Running

7 Ways to Uplevel Your Running Upleveling your running can take place in a myriad of ways. From proper nutrition, hitting pace ranges that elevate your training, to mental strength, so many factors come together to move the needle and uplevel your running. Let's dig in! 1. Consistency - This is one of the first

The InsYde Grind

The InsYde Grind The "insYde grind" is our mental state that creates the foundational purpose for being a healthier person all around.  Understanding the "Y" or the reasons for your grind makes doing it much more important because it will be the reason you overcome "I can't", "I don't feel like" or "This is hard". 

The Power of the Running Community

The Power of the Running Community Less than 130 days till race day! But come January 16, 2022, it'll have been almost two years since the last time we ran the streets of Houston together. If one good thing came out of the last year and a half, it's that more and more people picked

Stay Inspired

Stay Inspired The words “Stay Inspired” have been the two most impactful words for me, and I actively try to live my life by them each day. The reason behind it is simple- without meaningful inspiration to do something, what’s the reason in doing it at all? This mantra became my own after I ran

Introducing the 2022 #HouAmbassadors

#HouMarathon Ambassadors John Bjornstad - @bjornsjp My name is John Bjornstad and I am a PSCM Category Specialist at Chevron. I am a Father to three great young men. I enjoy church, watching my kids play sports, running, lifting weights, riding motorcycles, hiking and anything outdoors. I graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Stout in 20o2

2022 Virtual Houston Marathon Running Events FAQ

2022 Virtual Houston Marathon Running Events FAQ Q. When does the virtual race take place? A. The 2022 Virtual Houston Marathon Running Events will take place over the course of four days. Participants can complete the distance Friday, Jan. 14 through Monday, Jan. 17, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. CT. During this four-day period you will